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Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 5:00pm EST
has suffered a great deal over the botched healthcare.com. part of his budget proposal reduce the cost of living increases social security, chain cpi. you don't hear him talking about that now. you don't see him pressing for that in the emerging budget deal. all the politics of the situation with pointing small if they can get anything done at all in. >> well, libby, is anything pointing small, is that even doing what you said you're going to do by when you said you were going to do it is a kind of victory. >> it is a bar. if they could get come up with something it would be an accomplishment. sequestration, more cuts kicking in in january, they talk about the budget, and they talk about the cuts that america has experienced that have already kicked in, and there is more coming down the pike. there is more conversation about can any change be instituted, and if it's so small could it have an impact. we wouldn't have the crisis in january that we had in october of the whole government shutting down, so there was a large part of the government shutting do you know, but it was so much and
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 7:00am EST
-relations healthcare.gov. republicans will continue to law,tigate the health care holding for hearings today on its rollout. the white house is coming under pressure to hold someone under accountable for the failures. republicans, (202) 585-3881. democrats, (202) 585-3880. all others, (202) 585-3882. let me begin with the new york times story this morning, considering which heads may roll for the website. the white house is under mounting pressure from democrats and close allies to hold a accountable person botched rollout of president obama's signature domestic achievement and determine who should be fired. some of those names are familiar to you have have been watching the hearings on capitol hill as some of them have testified about what went wrong with the rollout and to knew what and when there would be problems. we will go outside of washington. we have for the calls inside the beltway. think? you according to the new york times, the president is under mounting pressure from democrats. numbers. the phone you can also post your comments on facebook.com/c-span and tweet us. times,ng to the new
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 8:00am EST
are not jetlagged, are you? we are going to walk through some of the top stories. we are all over healthcare.gov. iter the dub octal when first was initiated, it has come back. about one million people have visited the site since september 2. today is the deadline for lawmakers. >> they have a dose of their own medicine. i thought it was very telling on cyber monday. the walmart site had problems. at the same time -- i am not sure which is worse. areome of the lawmakers getting an ugly surprise, including john boehner. he said that the premiums would double. co-pays are going to triple. that is what he said. he says he is thrilled to death, sarcastically. payingas talking about the penalty options. i did not think that was a joke. >> we're going to be all over that, as i mentioned. mcdonald's is reporting their november sales. alix steel is in the newsroom with more. we know they had a tough time in october. >> n did not seem to fare better. globally, sales rose about 5/10 of one percent. that is shy of estimates. it does not look too bad. behind the numbers, they were down 8/10 of one perce
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 7:00am PST
is hosting a youth summit this afternoon. the administration says healthcare.gov is vastly improved, now working more than 90% of the time and able to support at least 800,000 users per day. on monday, as we've been reporting, the site had a million visitors. but even with these improvements, what are the chances the administration reaches its goal of seven million americans enrolled by the end of march? take a look at the math. in october, 27,000 americans signed up on the federal exchange. in the month of november, 100,000 people. even if, let's say, they quadruple november's numbers in december, that's another 400,000 enrollments. so under that scenario, less than a million people will have enrolled in the first three months, leaving only three months left to get to the goal of seven million. i want to bring in "washington post" columnist and msnbc policy annual list ezra klein from whom we steal these kinds of numbers. ezra, good morning. >> good morning. >> what are the chances realistically healthcare.gov hits the seven million enrollment goal? >> seven million it won't. this gets
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am EST
of republicans who will talk about it. there talking about the problems with healthcare.gov and they are also talking about the way the rubber meets the road. the prices that they are paying for premiums that are out there and the deductibles are going up as well. this is another talking point for them. they have criticized the health care law. we will have several members on capitol hill and this is one of the questions they will have to answer. rollout, theo the website is operating better. they will make this point over and over. >> lawmakers actually have a deadline of their own to sign up for the affordable care act. how is that going? >> there is actually a different website. technically, they are members of a small business. that is the congress of the united states. they are operating off of the d.c. exchange. the deadline is december 23. december 9 is the deadline for members of congress understaffed to sign up for individual plans. they want to be forced to eat their own cooking. many are signing up. many are finding that they are having problems. they're also getting sticker shock
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 9:00am PST
, healthcare.gov on december 1st is night and day from where it was on october 1st. >> a palpable sense of relief after weeks of worry the mood in the war room where the repair work is ongoing was good and upbeat. technicians ended saturday night with a group high five, which is the way i end most saturday nights. good news in the way of enrollment numbers. bloomberg 100,000 people signed up for health insurance through the exchange a four fold increase from october. if the white house thought any of this would elicit anything but criticisms from the other side of the aisle, that's another program. >> i don't know how you fix it. i don't know how you fix a program in this manner with one side of the aisle and taking the shortcuts we're taking to put it in place. >> you never get a second dhoons make a first impression. the first impression here was terrible. i think unfolding disaster for the president. >> as senator ted kennedy once said the work begins anew. indeed while the front door is fixed, the back where information transmitted to insurers remains in an alarming state of disrepa
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 7:00pm PST
for your families at healthcare.gov. >> joining me now, florida congresswoman debbie wasserman schultz, jonathan grub rn, professor of economics. he helped craft the affordable care act, and michael smerconish, an msnbc contributor. michael, i want to start with you. you have been struggling dealing with this affordable care act, trying to get coverage for you and your family. but it sound like you had something of a breakthrough today. >> i have had a horrific experience since october 1st, lawrence. in fact, i remember naively waking up at 5:00 a.m. on the day of the launch, thinking i would go on the site, explore my options, go on the radio and say here they are for my family of five. for eight weeks, could not get any satisfaction online until today. i'm online right now in real time, in fact, i don't think you'll bow able to see it too clearly -- >> hold it up, we'll try. >> all right, there are the 24 plans that are now available for my wife and me and our three sons. our daughter is about to hit 26, so she'll no longer be on the plan, but i can tell you i have 24 plans available
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 5:00am EST
the authority to amend the taxes which the affordable healthcare tax is according to the supreme court what is to prevent him from just amending the any tax to his liking. mr. turley weigh in on this if you would. >> i have to agree first of all oon the remark about article on, as i said before it is true that they are all equal branches, but the framers spent most of their time on congress because it is something harder than the madisonian system. it's where the magic happens and that is to take those interests that the strike countries and turned them into a majoritarian compromise. when we get to the issue of taxes, that is one of the most divisive issues facing the country. so when someone comes before the congress and says i want my group to be excluded, it obviously produces a great deal of heat. some people say how about my group, how long should this apply? it is the most divisive issue raised in congress and that is why it was given to the congress so that type of issue would be subject to the transformative process of the legislation. >> so do you belief that that would be unlawfu
NBC
Dec 3, 2013 5:00pm EST
's chief of staff says healthcare.gov had more than a million new visitors yesterday and he says the site is stable and faster for users. but, they are not out of the woods yet. the university of notre dame is suing over the mandate that its insurance plans cover birth control. school officials say it goes against the catholic church's teachings and violates their right to religious freedom. they put the public focus back on the benefits of the law. >> now that we are getting technology fixed, we need you to go back, take a look at what's actually going on because it can make a difference in your lives and the lives of your families. >> our team coverage continues in our next hour. ahead on news 4 at 6:00, steve handelsman reports on how to be sure you are really covered once you enroll on healthcare.gov. at 7:00, new reaction to the president's push. >>> detroit will be allowed to shed billions of dollars of debt in the country's largest ever bankruptcy filing. a judge ruled that detroit met every test, including failing to pay debts and provide a minimum level of service to residents. r
MSNBC
Dec 8, 2013 7:00am PST
following the relaunch of a new and improved and fully operational healthcare.gov website, the president is not only owning it, but doubling down. and putting a bright spotlight on the obama in obama care. this week, the white house announced that it is going to be all aca, every day, from now until december 2rd, enrollment deadline for coverage on january 1st. starting with the president himself, who has been pulling his best, you know, hustling almost every day this week, to make the hard sale on the affordable care act. this was his pitch on tuesday. >> i'm going to need some help in spreading the word. i need you to spread the word about the law, about its benefits, about its protections, about how folks can sign up. tell your friends, tell your family. do not let the initial problems with the website discourage you. >> and this was president obama on wednesday. >> i'm going to need you all to spread the word about how the affordable care act really works, what its benefits are, what its protections are, and most importantly, how people can sign up. i know people call this law obama
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 1:00am PST
for the nation under romney care in massachusetts. after a terrible first few weeks on the federal healthcare.gov website, the obama administration now says the site is working for most people most of the time, which is what they were hoping for by december 1. if the health care website is, in fact, working that much more smoothly, that should smooth the way for more people to get enrolled across the country. in the first nine weeks, in general, states running their own exchanges, kentucky included, they have done better than states that are not running their own exchanges and letting the federal government do it. but as the federal system works these kinks out, the numbers are going to keep going up. they're going to keep going up and up, even in places like mississippi, even in places like mississippi, which has done everything it can to ruin its own citizens' chances of getting health insurance, even to the point of unplugging what they had, which was working, which they designed for themselves. even in a state like mississippi, where the governor has been doing everything he can in his po
ABC
Dec 3, 2013 5:00pm EST
is touting the improved version healthcare.gov. the timely version of those ads on calendars. -- advent calendars. it will be a new push every day between now and the first sign up deadline to highlight different benefits of the plan. the critics are asking why. last two campaigns ended a year ago, the president is back on the trail and away. stumping not for votes at four enrollees. >> i need some help in spreading the word. i need you to spread the word about the law, its benefits, its protections, about how folks can sign up. tell your friends, tell your family. >> it is the first in a now daily push between today and december 23 to get as many as possible to sign up. that is the deadline if you want coverage beginning january 1. through social media, surrogates and mr. obama will say the website has improved. they hope million general, especially young and healthy customers in just a matter of months. >> we're not going to walk away. if i have to fight another three years to make sure this law works that is what i will do. >> opponents argued very little thus thene as planned, need
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 2:25am EST
response time on healthcare.gov was running around eight seconds , which is clearly unacceptable and very frustrating for consumers. driven by the software and hardware fixes, we now have much faster response times. graph here shows andage response time by day you can see the average response time has been well under one second, which means consumers are having a much faster, smoother experience on the site. the chart on the bottom of page error rates,tem another key operating metrics. this is a measure of how often per page basis the system times out or presents an error message. you can see the progress the team has made. the bar at the far left shows where we were in late october, with an error rate of approximately six percent. we got that down to two percent 9, 21% by november 16 and this past friday the average error rate was approximately 0.75 or three quarters of one percent. in addition to improving system speed and improving error rates, we made measurable progress in increasing the systems stability . stability, which is typically referred to as system uptime, is measured by th
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 10:00am PST
. >> and they are cautiously optimistic in the white house that they are starting to turn the corner on healthcare.gov and can get the president out there talking about the benefits of the affordable care act. but we see senate republican staffers tweeting out they were doing a tutorial on how senate staffers sign up for the dc exchange here in washington for the health care and there was a break down with the site. spoker boehner was able to get through and enroll and got bad news about how much it is going to cost. >> my health insurance premiums are going to double. my co-pays and tripled under obama care. you can tell i am thrilled to tell. >> you can hear the sarcam from john boehner. and broader point there, is that members of congress and congressional staffers giving up more genous plans in favor of the exchanges and senator harry reid exempted some, not all but the senate staffers from going into the exchange. that led to charges of hypocrisy is supposed to be a booster of the law. >> we are on that. not like mcconnell or boehner or pelosi. how will this be to selling young americans to buying into i
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 1:00am PST
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MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 6:00am PST
a personalized healthcare experience that works for you. and you. and you. with 50 years of know-how, and a dedicated network of doctors, health coaches, and wellness experts, we're a partner you can rely on -- today, and tomorrow. we're going beyond insurance to become your partner in health. humana. >>> we want to bring you the latest on a developing story and former principal of the international school told nbc an american citizen teaching in benghazi has been killed. quoting hospital and security official, the associated press reports the teacher born in texas taught chemistry and was shot while jogging near the consulate. she was taken to the medical center and died of wounds. no one claimed responsibility for the attack. we will bring you more as we get it. let's move over to trivia. we asked you earlier when 1973 was the last time congress could legally say merry christmas or any holiday greeting in the mail. yesterday they relaxed that rule. that was 40 years ago. congratulations to today's winner. josh, you know a lot about congress. send your trivia suggestions to dail
CNN
Dec 7, 2013 7:00am PST
every day. healthcare starting under $40 a month. i got education benefits. i work at walmart. i'm a pharmacist. sales associate. i manage produce. i work in logistics. there's more to walmart than you think. vo: opportunity. that's the real walmart. >>> it is a huge saturday in college football. i'm glad the games aren't on right now, because i don't think anyone would be watching us. >> that's right, it's a big day. we have a few conference championship games today that will determine which schools get to move on to the bcs national championship. >> right. >> next month. we've got meteorologist jennifer grey here, a big college sports fan with us. joe carter, live outside the georgia dome where the big auburn/missouri game kicks off later today. joe, i'm glad we've got you, and we've got jennifer here at the same time, because a moment ago you were wliening about -- whining about the temperature. it's 41 degrees, we learned from jennifer. minot, north dakota, 41 below. >> that's the wind chill. >> they're laughing at you right now, joe carter. kbl exactly. -- >> yes, exactly.
CBS
Dec 1, 2013 7:00pm PST
work, over 400 people are promoted every day. healthcare starting under $40 a month. i got education benefits. i work at walmart. i'm a pharmacist. sales associate. i manage produce. i work in logistics. there's more to walmart than you think. vo: opportunity. that's the real walmart. >> pelley: at the end of the long thanksgiving weekend, one thought occurs-- "why did i eat so much?" not just thursday's feast, but the sandwiches, the leftovers, and the football snacks that followed. two years ago, morley safer offered the comforting thought that it may not be all your fault. that's when he introduced "the flavorists," experts from givaudan-- the largest flavoring company in the world-- whose job it is to lead us into temptation, and then keep us there. >> you know, a burst in the beginning. and maybe a... a finish that doesn't linger too much so that you want more of it. >> safer: aha. so i see it's got to be a quick fix and then... >> have more. >> safer: but that suggests something else, which is called addiction. >> exactly. >> safer: you're trying to create an addictive taste?
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 9:00am PST
mitchell reports," the white house boasts 1 million people successfully logged onto rebooted healthcare.gov today. this afternoon the president will launch a new pr push on the positive benefits of his health care law. will that be enough to get the health care rollout off the critical list? >> the president's health care law continues to wreak havoc on families, small businesses and economy. it's not just a broken website. this bill is fundamentally flawed. >> our republican colleagues have focused so much attention, in fact, obsessed in killing the affordable care act they failed to focus on real needs of americans. >> smashing the speed limit. investigators say derailed commuter train traveling three times the legal speed heading into that dangerous curve 82 miles an hour. still unknown was the crash that killed four passengers caused by mechanical failure or operator error. >> for the train to be going 82 miles an hour around that curve is just a
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 3:00pm PST
for insurance through healthcare.gov. that's nearly quadrupled last month to 100,000. and yesterday 1 million people visited the website alone. there's a huge demand for better health care. and president obama has this challenge for his critics. >> if despite all the millions of people benefitting from it, you still think this law's a bad idea, then you've got to tell us specifically what you'd do differently to cut costs, cover more people, make insurance nmoe secure. >> so what exactly would they do differently? speaker boehner, take it away. >> the american people want to be able to pick their own type of health insurance. they want to be able to pick their own doctor. they want to be able to pick their own hospital. that's what a patient-centered health care system will look like. >> will that be up for vote in 2014? a bill like that? speaker, will that be up for a vote in 2014? >> we'll see. >> we'll see? that's what you'll tell the millions of americans who want affordable health care? we'll see? that's not good enough. >> you got good ideas, bring them to me. let's go. but we're not re
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 9:00am PST
one toll house cookie at a time. nestle. good food, good life. >>> the injustice in healthcare is the most shocking and inhuma inhumane. well, not anymore. >> right now on "andrea mitchell reports," stand and deliver. the president is fighting back against health care critics while acknowledging his team's rocky rollout. >> between a reckless shutdown by congressional republicans in order to appeal the affordable care act and admittedly poor execution in implementing the latest stage of the new law. >> circling the globe. secretary of state john kerry and vice president joe biden meeting with allies and adversaries on issues from
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 5:00pm PST
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MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 9:00am PST
that was probably hyperbole in the same way healthcare.gov was going to end the obama presidency. >> i don't know if this is devil's advocate or heavy-handed liberalism. the notion that people now have a personal tangible experience with the health care law, which is to say their children are 26 and kept in the law, lifetime limits, cheaper premiums. in some cases they don't have cheaper premiums. being a woman, you don't have to be punished for it under the health care law. there are many ways women are repressed by republican all over the country. the point is karl rove was on fox saying the president repeated the things we've heard for months as to the benefits of the system. you get to keep your child on your insurance until age 26 and so on and so forth. it hasn't helped to a great degree. it's as if he's clearly trying to diminish the returns, if you will, of the affordable care act. they aren't easily dismissed. >> they aren't easily dismissed. they know the longer they kick in, the more people will get attached, the tougher it will be to repeal it. some are starting to talk about what do
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 12:00pm PST
. fresh bounce on the healthcare.gov. they are to young invincibles. chris matthews for a town hall at american university. part of the college tour. the exclusive interview at 7:00 p.m. eastern. that interview is coming a day after the president held a youth summit a
MSNBC
Dec 8, 2013 1:00pm PST
on friday this past week more than 3.7 million people visited healthcare.gov. the error rate is down from one in four to one in ten. so as expected, progress is being made and more people are able to join and get access to health care. okay. so reince priebus and the gop had a little bit more time for their reboot. you'll recall they initially announced findings of the growth and opportunity project back in march. well, here's what they said they needed to change. quote, the republican party must focus its efforts to earn new supporters and voters in the follows demographic communities. hispanic, asian and pacific islanders, african-americans, indian americans, native americans, women and youth. notice, old white men, not in that list. nine months later, how is that going for them? >> for everyone who's a value dick tor yan, there's another 100 out there, they weigh 130 pounds and they've got calves the size of cantaloupes because they're hauling 75 pounds of marijuana across the desert. >> barack obama, a lot of things he's done wrong, he's not a traitor as far as i can tell. i've not co
CNN
Dec 5, 2013 11:00am PST
insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement insurance plans, they help pay some of the difference. and could save you in out-of-pocket medical costs. you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients. plus, there are no networks, and virtually no referrals needed. so don't wait. call now to request a free decision guide to help you understand medicare. and which aarp medicare supplement plan might work best for you. there's a range to choose from, depending on your needs and your budget. and they all travel with you -- anywhere in the country. best of all, you'll be joining the millions who have already enrolled in the only medicare supplement insurance plans endorsed by aarp, an organization serving the needs of people 50 and over for generations. ♪ remember, all medicare supplement insurance plans help cover some of what medicare doesn't pay. and could save you in out-of-pocket medical costs. you'll be able to choose any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients. with virtually no referra
ABC
Dec 4, 2013 1:40am PST
administration is praising the fixes to healthcare.gov there are still some americans who have no plans to sign up. 28% o poly te enr 17% of americans are uninsured. >>> immigration adctes the country are going witho on this the largest group of fasters has been camped out on the nationa mall for thpas serena mrom washington. >> reporter: it's been 22 days and their bodies have finally had enough. >> it's my prayer the commitment and the love of those fasters and their fellow human beings will change hearts and minds in our congress. >> reporter: ending their fast for immigration reform, but not before passing the fast off to a new group. >> we end one fast and begin another. we will draw attention to the importance of immigration reform. >> reporter: the fast which first began november 12th, now in the fourth week and capt country, including prest hopes to bring the house esenl ca vote on immigration reform where it hasled >> age ens how desperaon i >> epornew carries on their message, including freshman representative joe kennedy, iii, grandson to bobby kennedy. >> t
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